Urban Life

Tricks All Round Tricks All Round

If there's one thing the British magician Dynamo loves about his job, it's bringing laughter and happiness where it's needed most. We watch him pay a visit to a children's charity where he impresses kids and adults alike with his dazzling skills.

Bristol Dubwize by Stanstylee Bristol Dubwize by Stanstylee

Stanley - or StanStylee - is a British street artist. We join him in Bristol, an international centre for street art and the home city of Banksy. Visitors flock to the city to see the art on its walls, but how is it made, and what is grafitti really all about? Stan explains as he creates his latest piece before our eyes.

Alternative Shopping: Vintage Markets Alternative Shopping: Vintage Markets

Ana, a fashionista in Barcelona, hits two markets in search of a bargain. First, the obvious and most popular choice these days, a Sunday vintage market where private vendors and small retailers come together with an offer that is as much about entertainment as it is about actual buying and selling. Next, an indoor market where everything is just one euro!

Speaking Through Poetry Speaking Through Poetry

Lucrecia, a young Londoner, explains how she uses poetry as an outlet to express herself. Featuring excerpts of poetry performance, the lives of British ethnic minority communities are brought to the forefront in this story about self-expression.

Soul Food Soul Food

South London offers an impressive array of global delicacies, with cuisines from North Africa, the Middle East, Jamaica and more. We learn why these stall and shop owners dedicate so much time and effort to making food for their communities.

Volunteer Hairdresser Volunteer Hairdresser

Josh and Jade are volunteers who offer their time and talents helping the homeless community. Josh gives free haircuts, and Jade helps homeless people’s dogs. We see them work with locals in need on the streets of East London.

Growing Cities Growing Cities

Dan and Andrew travel the USA seeking a solution for urban farming, to help people in cities find the quality fresh food needed for a healthy lifestyle. They compare empty lots in Detroit with the dense population of New York.